• I'm flying out to Toronto for barCampEarthToronto - are you going?

    I don't know if you've heard of barcamps before - you might want to check them out. I am helping out at the Toronto event taking place this weekend as I will have internal meetings the following week. I think the concept is VERY cool. Barcamps are billed as "un-conference"... Get a location. Get a whiteboard with a grid on it. On one axis - identify the room/space location, on the other put timeslots...
  • Infrastructure Optimization Tour '06 Landing page is live!

    In case you didn't catch my hints in this July blogpost , the first TechNet national tour is around Infrastructure Optimization and supporting Branch Office solutions. The landing page went live yesterday - you can see it here if you like. I am rather excited - as the first tour is always fun to get underway. I've had some good experiences working on Branch Office design challenges in my past life...
  • Eating some DogFood - Alpha Mosaik implements corporate web presence on Sharepoint 2007

    I was chatting with Daniel Nerenberg on Messenger the other day. He asked if I had been to Alpha Mosaik's new website... He was quite excited because they had decided to deploy it on top of SharePoint 2007! I asked him to write up a quick post about their reasons and goals for the project - have a look... ----------- I work for a Montreal based services consulting company. We specialize in designing...
  • Desktop Lockdown resources for Windows XP and Active Directory

    I talked with Mike Holder from CMS Consulting waaaaaaaay back in the early summer about the TechNet event held in Toronto around Desktop Lockdown. In case you weren't at the event, but wanted some additional resources that are great references, he passed me on this brief blog posting. Better late then never. :) ---------- Hello! My name is Mike Holder and work for CMS Consulting Inc as a senior consultant...
  • If you maintain a Blog - Windows Live Writer is worth a Download!

    As part of maintaining this and other blogs - offline blogging software is a must. I was previously using an internal build of Windows Live Writer when I recently switched production laptops instead of using my tried and true BlogJet blogging software. I figured - "Hey - why not? A fresh install of Vista deserves some more DogFood..." Once I tried Live Writer - I was hooked. My only disappointment...
  • IT Lounge in Charlottetown – PEI – Thursday Aug 3rd.

    The concept of IT Lounge was introduced to me while visiting Winnipeg last year. Get some IT Pro Geeks together for conversation over pints. I thought I would take a little time while on vacation down East to offer up a pint and some conversation with IT Professionals in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Are there any IT Pros out there and able to meet up in downtown Charlottetown on Thursday...